Mental Health


Effects: Lack of Sleep

What are the results of sleep deprivation?


Bad grades

emotional problems



How can sleep help you? Hurt you?

Help: Face challenges and demands for the next day

Hurt: You don't get things done when you are sleeping so you get behind and stressed out

How much sleep is needed for teens versus adults?

-Teens need 8-10 hours of sleep

-Adults need 6-8 hours of sleep

What is the sleep hormone in teens?

Melatonin-is a hormone that inhibits melanin formation and and is thought to be concerned with regulating the reproductive cycle.